The 85th Academy Awards, like no show before it, will elevate films that are openly ideological, weaponized tools of the state…
✖ Willie Osterweil
State of the Industry: Politically Deployed Cinema at the Oscars
State of the Industry (Part II): And the Winner Is…The State!
What do Michelle Obama and her soldiers have to do with this awards ceremony, this trifle, this broadly acknowledged irrelevancy?